Therapy and Counseling Services
Individual therapy can increase patients’ understanding of the impact former experiences have had on their mental health. Therapy guides them towards making the best life choices and helps them explore and process their feelings.
Therapy can help patients choose a path that will provide them with improved solutions. It also teaches them strategies for managing their mental health and making the most out of the path they’ve chosen.
Kids tell us they need help in various ways: some kids become withdrawn & secretive, others become moody & volatile, and some begin to struggle in school and/or at home.
Sometimes parents need help figuring out how to successfully manage behavioral changes – we work with parents to help them understand these behaviors and educate them on effective use of new tools at home.
Therapists at The Children and Family Therapy Institute use a combination of play-based therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), solution-focused therapy, & attachment therapy.
We offer sliding-scale therapy with licensed MFT interns as well as sessions with child therapy experts at full fee.
Teens often face extreme pressure at school, friendship challenges, dating, drugs & alcohol, and academic/social perfectionism which results in anxiety, depression, withdrawal, boundary-pushing, and other behavioral challenges.
The Children and Family Therapy Institute helps teenagers understand and confront their own behavior by addressing these challenges head on.
Teen therapy can also encourage a healthy, honest, close relationship with parents.
YOUNG ADULT THERAPY
Young adults and college students may feel overwhelmed thinking about their next life stage and wish they could move on to their next life stage.
The Children and Family Therapy Institute can help young adults navigate through the uncertainty and anxiety they may feel about life.
The goal of family therapy is to address underlying family dynamics and raise awareness to help family members understand what each member is going through, which increases empathy, and improves communication.
Family therapy can be instrumental in creating a harmonious & peaceful home life where everyone is enabled to speak directly & lovingly to one another.
Co-parenting therapy is helpful for parents who have a difficult time communicating and agreeing on parenting approaches, whether living in the same household, living separately, or divorced for some time and looking and looking for neutral third-party assistance.
It is crucial for parents to get on the same page to effectively guide & nurture their child(ren); learning new strategies & communication tools in therapy helps facilitate this cooperation.
The Children and Therapy Family Institute is well versed in identifying decision-making strategies and communication patterns allowing for time-efficient co-parenting therapy with proven results
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy enabling people to heal from physical symptoms & emotional distress caused by disturbing life experiences and/or trauma.
It is a cost-effective, non-invasive, evidence-based method of psychotherapy that helps enhance people’s adaptive adult perspectives.
EMDR therapy involves attention to three time periods: the past, present, and future.
EMDR therapy can create a space where patients reprocess traumatic information until it no longer affects their everyday life, minimizing triggering & eventually leading to peaceful resolution.